Club layout 46' X 36'

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by RonP, May 4, 2008.

  1. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    Now this project is way too large for me to post here. It is one years worth of work at the club. So if you like watching a build from the start here it is.

    I know I posted some of this stuff here before but cannot find it.
  2. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    25 people have looked as I can see in the stats. Maybe some comments ?
  3. COMBAT

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    Looks cool. I was surprised to see that you are using that scale indoors. :)
  4. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    It's HO, did you think it was larger ?
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    CN_Fan New Member

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    Dood:


    That is a seriously cool setup man.....:thumb::cool:
  6. riverotter

    riverotter Midwest Alliance Rail Sys

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    What an awesome undertaking. How many people are involved overall? Do you feel there are any areas of expertise over/under-represented? Only a club (or someone with a LOT of friends) could succeed at this scale [pun intended] of enterprise.
  7. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    There are around 30 members and we have about 25 active. Each of us has a unique interest be it modeling, operations, scenery, wood working, electronics. When we tackle a project it is together and we all learn from each other. Sure there are disagreements but we are men and that happens.

    It is a an honor to be apart of my club and I treasure my time with the guys.
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    A most excellent layout!:thumb:
  9. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    Thank Carl it is a great pleasure to be able to work on the layout. We are working on documenting the last months activities soon our updates will have much more in terms of updates as we have opened up a few area's for different teams to work on at the same time.
  10. COMBAT

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    LOL! Yes, I thought it was G scale. wall1
  11. Spawn of Chaos

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    Yeah, that's why he posted it in the HO scale forum...sign1

    WOW AWESOME. Can I join your club?!
  12. COMBAT

    COMBAT Member

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    Perhaps you have never noticed some people sometimes post stuff in the wrong forum. Perhaps you havent. :p
  13. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    Yes membership is open to anyone 18+, 18- there is a special membership for you too.
  14. logicman

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    That is one hugelynormous layout.:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Thanks for sharing.

    I particularly like the tip about testing before adding scenery -
    although in my experience, a high-speed derail tends to assist in problem-solving by moving much of the scenery out of the way.sign1


    btw: what scale is it? :rolleyes:
  15. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    HO scale, and yes it is big. Havent tried the plow technique at the club. My Son did yesterday on his (my old) layout.
  16. Spawn of Chaos

    Spawn of Chaos Member

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    I'm 20 years old. Problem is, I live in the US. lol...Luckily, I live in Seattle, WA, but I don't have my own car (yet).
  17. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    Some of the continents best Clubs are right in your area to not only join but to visit.
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    Seattle, eh?

    That's a bit of a hike to visit the WMRC club mentioned. You'd be closer if you lived in Florida!

    :)
  19. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    You know what i mean, how does the saying go ?

    many hands make light work of a huge layout ... Find a club close to you, this is possible anywhere in the world.